Duration 3h 19m
Distance 89 miles
Average price £121
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Derby and Welshpool takes 3h 19m and the fastest train takes 2h 11m. The train service runs several times per day from Derby to Welshpool. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Derby
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Welshpool
3h 10m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£61 - £162

Derby to Welshpool train times

Trains run every four hours between Derby and Welshpool. The service departs Derby at 21:31 at night, which arrives into Welshpool at 07:48. All services require a transfer at Birmingham New Street and take an average of 3h 19m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Derby to Welshpool? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United Kingdom. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United Kingdom.

Learn More.

No, there is no direct train from Derby to Welshpool. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Welshpool via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

More details

The distance between Derby and Welshpool is 73 miles. The road distance is 89 miles.

Get driving directions

Derby to Welshpool train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Derby station.

More details

Derby to Welshpool train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Welshpool station.

More details

Book your Derby to Welshpool train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

Search and book

There are 131+ hotels available in Welshpool. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps